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Russian fighter suspected of terrorism and held in Afghanistan to be ... - Washington Post
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 01:12:29 GMT

Business Insider

Russian fighter suspected of terrorism and held in Afghanistan to be ...
Washington Post
The move marks the first time a foreign combatant captured on the battlefield in Afghanistan and held by the U.S military at Bagram will be transferred to the United States for trial, a decision the Obama administration has weighed for months. With ...
Prisoner in Afghanistan to Be Tried in USABC News

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UK military 'made wrong calculations' on Afghanistan - BBC News
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 03:50:42 GMT

BBC News

UK military 'made wrong calculations' on Afghanistan
BBC News
Military leaders failed to calculate the magnitude of the conflict in Afghanistan, the former head of the British army has told the BBC. Gen Sir Peter Wall said they thought they had a "reasonable force" for their limited objectives, but he now admits ...
Fighting simultaneously in Iraq and Afghanistan created "perfect storm" for ...Telegraph.co.uk
Afghanistan War: UK Lacked 'Clear And Achievable Strategy' Claim Military ...International Business Times
British military leaders admit 'flaws' in Afghanistan strategyThe Week UK
Express.co.uk -Breitbart News -i24news
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Vigils on Highway of Heroes outlive Afghanistan mission - Toronto Star
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:41:39 GMT

Toronto Star

Vigils on Highway of Heroes outlive Afghanistan mission
Toronto Star
Vigils on Highway of Heroes outlive Afghanistan mission. They started as spontaneous shows of support for Canadians killed in Afghanistan. They've turned into a national tradition, which was again on display Friday in Ontario. Share on Facebook. Tweet.
Thousands salute soldier's motorcadeSaskatoon StarPhoenix
Coyne: Clear thinking crucial as Ottawa, Quebec attacks may be a dress ...Canada.com
PTSD Advocate says Cpl. Cirillo 'Just Doing His Duty'VOCM
CBC.ca
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How Afghanistan Can Kick Its Drug Habit - Foreign Policy
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:01:19 GMT

Foreign Policy

How Afghanistan Can Kick Its Drug Habit
Foreign Policy
This week, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) released its annual survey of opium poppy cultivation in Afghanistan for 2013. As ever, the survey's findings are hardly surprising. They reflect the periodic fluctuations in the amount of ...
It's official: the US drug war in Afghanistan is a $7.6 billion failureWashington Post (blog)
The Failure Of A Major Mission In Afghanistan In Two ChartsBusiness Insider
The US Has Spent $7.6 Billion On A Drug War In Afghanistan, Where Opium ...Mintpress News (registration) (blog)
Cato Institute (blog)
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Taliban Are Rising Again in Afghanistan's North - New York Times
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 02:10:09 GMT

New York Times

Taliban Are Rising Again in Afghanistan's North
New York Times
CHAHAR DARA, Afghanistan The last time Afghans in the northern province of Kunduz felt so threatened by the Taliban was in 2009, just before President Obama deployed thousands of troops to push the insurgents back from the outskirts of the province ...
No fond farewell for 82nd paratroopers in AfghanistanStars and Stripes
Clashes between security forces, Taliban leave 23 dead in N. AfghanistanCihan News Agency

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China's Afghanistan policy: Testing the limits of diplomacy - The Interpreter
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 02:59:10 GMT

Khaama Press

China's Afghanistan policy: Testing the limits of diplomacy
The Interpreter
In just two months' time, international forces in Afghanistan will hand over security responsibility to local personnel. In preparation for the handover, and the eventual withdrawal of foreign militaries, Beijing has substantially raised its ...
China to host international meeting on AfghanistanKhaama Press
Pakistani , Afghan experts eye China ' s greater role in AfghanistanPeople's Daily Online
China to hold key conference on AfghanistanZee News
The Express Tribune
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Afghan newspaper's 'blasphemy' causes protests after rebuking Isis and Islam - The Guardian
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:47:36 GMT

The Guardian

Afghan newspaper's 'blasphemy' causes protests after rebuking Isis and Islam
The Guardian
In an opinion piece published last week in the English-language daily the Afghanistan Express, a journalist named AJ Ahwar admonished Muslims for remaining silent in the face of Isis and the Taliban. He also criticised Islam for not accepting other ...
Afghanistan Home Minister Mohamad Omar Daudzai indirectly blames Pakistan ...Economic Times
Escape from Anarchy: Do the Afghan Elections Offer Hope?Brown Political Review

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US paying to upgrade TV sports coverage in Afghanistan, including for goat ... - Washington Post (blog)
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 00:55:00 GMT

The Fiscal Times

US paying to upgrade TV sports coverage in Afghanistan, including for goat ...
Washington Post (blog)
Many U.S. taxpayers probably know that they're subsidizing Afghanistan's government operations and development efforts, but it may surprise them to learn that they're paying for the war-torn nation to enter the modern era of televised sports coverage.
Afghanistan's Corrupt Money Pit Wastes Another $3.6 MillionThe Fiscal Times
Report: Millions spent on unused TV trucks in AfghanistanWHIO (blog)
U.S. lets $3.6M TV trucks sit unused in Afghanistan: IGWashington Times
The State
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Life in War, Afghanistan - in pictures - The Guardian
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:11:54 GMT

The Guardian

Life in War, Afghanistan - in pictures
The Guardian
Life in War is probably the only book about Afghanistan that isn't just filled with images of conflict. Saeedi photographed daily life in the context of war. Speaking the language, Majid embedded with the Afghan people rather than with an alien army.



This map shows all the areas in Afghanistan where poppy production rose - Washington Post
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:23:59 GMT

The Intercept - First Look Media

This map shows all the areas in Afghanistan where poppy production rose
Washington Post
The U.S. military is closing in on the end of its long war in Afghanistan, and Washington has spent $7.6 billion trying to reduce the production of poppy, the brilliantly blooming plant whose resin is made into heroin and other opioids. The legacy thus ...
Surprise: US Drug War In Afghanistan Not Going WellThe Intercept - First Look Media
Afghan opium poppy cultivation hits all-time highThe Guardian
US drug war in Afghanistan is failing, new report saysCNN
Slate Magazine (blog) -Just Security -Stars and Stripes
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